Day 3 completed
Day 3 completed
We began with 2,857 players three days ago and now only two remain. Nachman Berlin and Andre Akkari were engaged in a heads up battled that lasted past the allotted ten levels and they will continue play tomorrow.
Day 3 of play began with 34 players and through ten hours of play, all but two were eliminated. When play began today, Byron Kaverman was the chip leader holding 1,345,000 in chips, with Douglas Yamashiro and Simon Watt close on his heels. The day saw all three of these men sent to the rail before the final table. Chip lead traded places between many different players throughout the day’s play. Here we have listed the final table seat draw and the place they have finished:
Join us tomorrow at 3pm PST for our coverage of the conclusion of Event #43: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em where Nachman Berlin and Andre Akkari will square off one more time for the gold bracelet and $675,117 in first prize money.
On the final hand for the night, Nachman Berlin pushed out 250,000 from the button with Andre Akkari making the call as the flop fell .
Akkari tapped the table as Berlin bet out 275,000 to force a fold from Akkari.
From the button, Andre Akkari made it his usual 250,000 only to have Nachman Berlin ask for a count on Akkari's stack before eventually folding.
Andre Akkari opened his button to 250,000 and Nachman Berlin made the call to see a flop fall.
Berlin checked and Akkari followed suit to see the land on the turn with both players checking before the completed the board on the river.
Both players checked once again, and when Berlin tabled his , he was pushed the pot.
Nachman Berlin made it 225,000 from the button and Andre Akkari instantly mucked.
Akkari then opened his button to 250,000 and Berlin made the call to see a flop fall with Berlin tapping the table before Akkari pushed out 350,000. Berlin considered his options for some time before eventually mucking.
Andre Akkari raised to 250000 and Nachman Berlin made the call. The flop came and both players checked. The came on the turn and Berlin bet out 250,000. Akkari made the call and the river came . Both players checked and Berlin tabled for a winner.
Andre Akkari entered the pot to 250,000 from the button and Nachman Berlin three-bet to 625,000 from the big blind.
Akkari quickly tossed his cards to the muck and Berlin was pushed the pot.
Nachman Berlin limped and Andre Akkari checked to see a flop fall. Akkari checked and a bet from Berlin was enough to force a fold from Akkari.